Mental health issues afflict individuals in LGBTQ community

Sunday, January 6, 2013 | 6:00 a.m. CST; updated 1:17 p.m. CST, Sunday, January 6, 2013

COLUMBIA — When he was 16, Halen Boykin-Rudolph worked out three hours and ran 10 miles a day. Breakfast was a glass of juice and an egg. He ate nothing for lunch and only a tiny portion of whatever was served at dinner. He weighed 125 pounds and stood 5 feet 9 inches tall.